Raytheon Bags LPD 17 Engineering Deal

LPD 17 San Antonio-class Expeditionary Warfare Ships

San Diego’s Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $26 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract ...

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USS Alabama Gets New Commander

USS Alabama Gets New Commander

The Blue crew of Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Alabama (SSBN 731) welcomed their new commanding ...

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CNO Holds All-Hands Call at Fleet Cyber Command

CNO Holds All-Hands Call at Fleet Cyber Command

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) ...

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HMS Dragon Sails through Perilous Waters

HMS Dragon Sails through Perilous Waters

HMS Dragon sailed between the Pacific and Atlantic, the Patagonian Canals, on the latest stage of her second ...

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Sri Lanka Welcomes Russian Navy Vessels

Sri Lanka Welcomes Russian Navy Vessels

Two Russian Naval Ships, “Moskva” and “Cola”, arrived at the port of Colombo on 19th December 2014 for ...

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First Damen Stan Patrol 3007 for Bahamas Set for Outfitting

First Damen Stan Patrol 3007 for Bahamas Set for Outfitting

The first Damen Stan Patrol 3007 has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting. The ...

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Mauritius to Take Delivery of OPV Barracuda

Mauritius to Take Delivery of OPV Barracuda

Defence shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipyard & Engineers is expected to deliver a 1,300 tonne offshore patrol ...

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Image of the Day: Approaching Coronado Bay Bridge

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The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) approaches the Coronado Bay Bridge while pulling into ...

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Fast Patrol & Interception

Fast Interception & Riverine 2015 will bring together the experts under one roof to tackle the major concerns and share operational feedback.

With over 20 nations represented at its 2014 launch, the 2015 Fast Interception & Riverine event will deliver high level discussions on:

– Maximising performance: striking the balance between manoeuvrability, speed and endurance

– Operating environments: in shallow and confined water from coastal to riverine environments

– Mission sets: from multi mission to single mission platforms and unmanned craft

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International Armoured Vehicles 2014

International Armoured Vehicles 2014 has taken place. This superbly attended, high-level conference and exhibition attacted representatives from over 50 nations, who networked with international militaries and leading experts in armoured vehicles capabilities and technologies across the world. Complete with static displays, a comprehensive range of OEM and sub-system suppliers.

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Surface Warships 2015

Surface Warships will combine the debate and networking of a two day conference with the highly targeted additional learning opportunities of a pre-conference workshop day, to discuss current challenges faced by global navies.

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6th annual Joint Forces Simulation & Training Conference

As militaries focus on collectively implementing innovative simulation and virtual training systems that are both cost effective and successful in the delivery of training, this conference is a must attend event.

Key topics include:

• Assessing how NATO Defence College is effectively extending simulative techniques throughout the alliance
• Implementing computer games as a ‘serious tool’ to keep military trainees motivated during training
• Meeting the challenge of providing operationally relevant and affordable training
• An assessment of the Connected Forces initiative

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Peru Buys Five New Zealand Navy Seasprite Helicopters

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Five Royal New Zealand Navy Seasprite helicopters have been sold to Peru, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced ...

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Poland Orders NSM from Kongsberg

Poland Orders NSM from Kongsberg

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has signed a contract with the Polish Ministry of National Defence for an NSM ...

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HMAS Bundaberg Retires Due to Extensive Fire Damage

HMAS Bundaberg Retires from Service

HMAS Bundaberg was decommissioned from Royal Australian Navy service at a small ceremony in HMAS Cairns on 18 ...

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Almirante Juan de Borbón Docks in Home Base Ferrol

Almirante Juan de Borbón Docks in Home Base Ferrol

The Spanish Navy’s frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) returned to Ferrol after finishing its deployment ...

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Marines Board USS Rushmore during Steel Knight 2015

Marines Board USS Rushmore during Steel Knight 2015

The officers and crew of USS Rushmore (LSD 47) welcomed elements of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st ...

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US Naval Base Guam Celebrates Wharf Extension

US Naval Base Guam Celebrates Wharf Extension

The Tango Wharf extension ribbon-cutting ceremony on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), was conducted Dec. 18 to celebrate ...

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HMS Grimsby Returns Home to HMNB Clyde

HMS Grimsby Returns Home to HMNB Clyde

Royal Navy minehunter HMS Grimsby returned to HM Naval Base Clyde yesterday, December 18. The Clyde-based ship and ...

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HMS Argyll Docks in Plymouth Naval Base

HMS Argyll Docks in Plymouth Naval Base

Sailors from the Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll returned home to Plymouth Naval Base yesterday, 18th December, after ...

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USS Shoup Reopens Its Galley

USS Shoup Reopens Its Galley

The officers and crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) celebrated the reopening of the ...

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VCNO Pays Visit to NS Guantanamo Bay

VCNO Pays Visit to NS Guantanamo Bay

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard visited Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Dec. 15-16. ...

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ITS Andrea Doria, Madagascan Navy Engage in LMCB Training

ITS Andrea Doria, Madagascan Navy Engage in LMCB Training

On 16 December, during her port visit to Antsiranana, the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, conducted ...

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UK Defence Secretary Tours Naval Base Clyde

UK Defence Secretary Tours Naval Base Clyde

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today (Thursday 18 December) visited Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, ahead ...

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DCNS Tests New Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Piracy System

DCNS Tests New Anti-Terrorism and Anti-Piracy System2

DCNS has successfully tested a real-time demonstrator for an asymmetric response to terrorist and piracy attacks in ...

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USS Arlington Carries Out Small Craft Attack Team Drills

USS Arlington

US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) recently conducted small craft attack team ...

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Brazilian Submarine Construction Shipyard Moves Forward

Brazilian Submarine Construction Shipyard Moves Forward

On 12 December, the President of the Brazilian Republic, Dilma Rousseff, officially inaugurated the main hall of ...

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UK Navy to Organize First ‘Robot Wars’

UK Navy Organizes First ‘Robot Wars’

The Royal Navy is holding its first ‘robot wars’, inviting firms at the cutting-edge of science to demonstrate ...

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857 Naval Air Squadron Returns to Cornwall

857 Naval Air Squadron Returns to Cornwall

Personnel from 857 Naval Air Squadron have completed their latest deployment in the Persian Gulf and have started ...

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US Continues Strategic Rebalance to the Pacific

US Continues Strategic Rebalance to the Pacific

Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet conducted an all hands call at Commander Logistics Group ...

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